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New Courses Offered at A . U . Graduate School [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
New Courses Offered at A . U . Graduate School r _ttgv - _, ___ _, EXCHANGE A Track Tea Dance was given on the afternoon of January 11 at the _Willard Hotel , Washington , under the auspices of the Catholic University track team . The funds thus received will be used to build an indoor track for the University . Charles Mogavero , president of the senior class at Catholic University , acted as chairman of the program committee . . • ¦• - ( The Tower , Dec . 18 . ) Two important changes in the method of giving semester examinations were recently announced at the University of Denver . This year , no examination will last longer than two hours , and the total time given to them will be only four days . Officials of the University stated that this was merely a feature of their new program for fairer examinations . ( The Denver Clarion , Dec . 20 ) All fraternity and other dances at the University of Arizona which were scheduled to be g iven just before the Christmas holidays were cance...
Lenten Fund Being Raised [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
Lenten Fund Being Raised National Student Council Acts to Aid St . John s University of Shanghai , China The 310 units in the National Student Council will participate in raising a Lenten fund for St . John s University , Shanghai , which is under the jurisdiction of the Holy Catholic Church in China . The American , English , and Canadian branches of the Anglican Communion are united in China under the name of the Holy Catholic Church in China . St . John s recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary . It has a College of Ar ts and Sciences , a Medical School , and a Theological School . Contributions to the fund should be turned in to B . Brooke Bright , treasurer of the Anglican Club . The Tri-Diocesan Conference will be held at St . Mark s church . Third and A Streets , S . E ., the Rev . H . A . Woolfall _, rector . The Anglican Club will assist in entertaining this council , and will send two delegates to its meetings which will occur on the week end of February 28 . All memb...
Educational Conferences Convene in Washington [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
Educational Conferences Convene in Washington During the week of January 12 , three conferences of educational bodies which were of special interest to American University , took place . The Association of American Colleges _, of which American University is a member , began its sessions on Tuesday , the fourteenth , with a banquet at the Willard Hotel . At the business sessions on Wednesday and Thursday , varipus papers were presented and topics discussed . Amcng the topics brought up , were . The Intellectual Life in Colleges . The Improvement of College Teaching . and The Doctor of _Philosophy and College Teaching . At the meetings of the Council of Church Boards of Education which took place January 13 and 14 , among the questions discussed , were : The Place and Functions of the Church Boards of Education and of the Council . and The Place of Religion in Higher Education . The Educational Association of the Methodist Episcopal church to which American University also belongs , ...
Aucola Staff Works Overtime Executive , Business and Art Staffs Combine in Effort to Rush Contract Work [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
Aucola Staff Works Overtime Executive , Business and Art Staffs Combine in Effort to Rush Contract Work Work is being rushed on the 1930 Aucola in order to keep within the time limit called for by the contracts with the publisher and photographer . The contracts this year call for an unusually speedy schedule so that the yearbook may be ready for distribution at an early date . Almost every one has had to smile in front of the camera within the last few days as Elzy Tompkins rushed group after group in front of the arc lights for a peep at the _bird . e . There were times when people lingered too long at a game of solitaire and caused the club that they were in to postpone the tintype pose , but all in all the work was done quickly and without much damage to the camera . The individual pictures of the members of the junior class are being taken at the Bachrach Studio in order that the best possible chance might be given for the desired effect . The Art Department under Margaret Mowb...
Volley Ball Attracts Exerciseless Faculty [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
Volley Ball Attracts Exerciseless Faculty Night is falling . The fateful hour of five is near . Small groups of men arc seen entering a building near the bast of a ( nil silhouetted chimney . Is it the relief for the gas-works ? Oh ! no ! It is merely the faculty going to the _uym for a volley-ball game . The score is now 20-IS . The leaders miss , and the dean , who uniquely combines the functions of captain and ref-eree-umpire , exclaims , They get the ball , as if no one was aware of the fact . Change ! change ! frantically shouts Dr . Gewehr , who was bred in the sport at Dennison . Nimble Bill Holton , scholar—athlete , serves and misses . An inward prayer by his fellow team members , led by Dr . Jackson , hero of the purloined parasol episode , is gratified as the second serve goes over . Mr . McAdam does a little acrobatic stunt , but the ball refuses to be returned . The score is lied as the served ball ricochets off Dr . Dudley s lower chest out of bounds . The struggle for...
A Lytle Story of Flemmirtg Youth [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
A Lytle Story of Flemmirtg Youth We drove into Towne in the Ford—with Belz on . We put on considerable Ayers even though the car was no large than Sixbey four . There was Hope of getting to the dance on time if we took a short-cut through the Parkes . As we came out of these Woods we had to climb a Hill . Halfway up the fan Belt broke . We might have Skidmorc if a Goodman—possibly a Fisher from one of the nearby Brooks—had not come to our aid . After all , we arrived only a little Tardy . The decorations in the Hall were fit for n King . At great exPence a decorator from new York had achieved the Bright effect . Many of the dresses were White _, though Moore were Brown . There was a Young couple there whom everybody noticed because they were so Loving . He has completely lost his Hart to her . Twas a case of Love at first sight . And did you see her beautiful Diamond ? We are still wondering what that boy , who had quite a Scotch Burr in his speech , meant when he said . They may Fo...
Tea Dance to Be Given January 31 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
Tea Dance to Be Given January 31 Outside Orchestra to Furnish Music for Women s Govt . Association Affair Plans are being made by the Women s Government Association to give a tea dance in the dining hall of the women s dormitory . The tentative date for the affair has been set for January 31 , from 3 : 30 to 5 : 30 , but if this time should conflict with any of the final examinations , the dance will probably be postponed until the following afternoon . Betty Jacoby , the chairman of the committee in charge of the function , has announced that the wives of some of the faculty members will assist in pouring tea . Music will be furnished by an outside orchestra , not yet decided upon . As the tea dance will come directly after the conclusion of examinations , it will serve as a form of celebration of the short vacation between semesters .
Sophomores to Give Dance February 14 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
Sophomores to Give Dance February 14 On the night of February 14 , the sophomores will give the first dance of the year—and the first of its kind . Even the gymnasium will look different —it will be a night club with its tablebordered floor—tall , courteous waiters in full regalia—cute little cigarette peddlers ( synthetic , of course ) , soft , plaintive sobs and strident shrieks from Dagmar s First Orchestra—six pieces of molten harmony . Then during intermission—tap dancing features by eight pert and pretty girls and a special trio of hot dancersDoris Evans , Earl Kadan , and S . Carleton Ayers . And , as if that isn t enough —a chorus of male voices ( eight ) crooning the latest popular music . There will be service too—those waiters are there not merely for an effect—theyll take and bring orders . There s a lot more promised to the variety-seeker who goes to the Sophomore Cabaret Dance on St . Valentine s night .
Methodist Edncators Guests at American U . Banquet [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 January 1930
Methodist Edncators Guests at American U . Banquet The members of the Educational Association of the Methodist Episcopal church were guests at a banquet at American University on Thursday , January lo . at which the faculty of the Graduate School acted as hosts . Chancellor Clark gave an address of welcome , and during the dinner entertainment was furnished by the Girls Glee Club under the direction of Dr . Dudley , the Orchestra under Dr . Leineweber . and the Male Quartet
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Four Promotions Given in Faculty By University [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
Four Promotions Given in Faculty By University Student Council Conducts Hearings Doctors Leineweber , Holton , Colder , and Ferguson Given Advancements The administration announced four promotions in the faculty of the College of Liberal Arts for the year beginning September , 1930 . The promotions are made in recognition of services to the College and achievement in the particular field of their interest . Dr . C . H . Leineweber is to be advanced from associate professor of Modern Languages to professor of German . Dr . W . B . Holton is to be promoted from assistant professor of Chemistry to associate professor of Chemistry . Dr . H . M . Golder will be associate professor of English instead of assistant professor of English . Dr . J . M . Ferguson is to be advanced from assistant professor of Education to associate professor of Education . I &gt; r Tj » inpwph /» r rereived Ms Ph . D . from the University of Fnbourg . He has studied widely in different universities of Eu...
Final Plans for Dormitory Are Submitted Hamilton House Will Be in Tudor Gotbic Style to Be Started March 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
Final Plans for Dormitory Are Submitted Hamilton House Will Be in Tudor Gotbic Style to Be Started March 1 A new dormitory for men , to be called Hamilton House , will be erected in the near future on the American University campus by order of the Board of Trustees . Plans were submitted to the faculty and students on Saturday , January 18 , by Col . Peter M . Anderson , for their approval . Hamilton House will be in TudorJ Gothic after the period of Henry VII . The dormitory will be built of cement and field stone . The one unusual feature will be the large amount of window space . The windows will be casement style after the Tudor fashion . The building will be _injgto sections , each section accommodating from 20 to 22 men . There will be four floors , to be known as the first , second , third , and _jower _floors . The . first floor will be . used _entirely for a party room . On the one side mil be a large open fireplace of Gothic design with the usual paneled log closet built «...
Carl Sandburg to Give a Lecture at A . U . March 8 Noted Poet to Discuss Mod -ern Poetry _^ With Selections From His Own Works [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
Carl Sandburg to Give a Lecture at A . U . March 8 Noted Poet to Discuss Modern Poetry _^ With Selections From His Own Works Mr . Carl Sandburg , noted America * 1 poet , biographer , and philosopher , will , give an address at American University on Saturday , March 8 . at 8 : 15 p . m . The lecture will include a discussion of modern poetry , with selections from Mr . Sandburg s own works _, probably a number of selections from his famous biography , Abraham Lincoln , The Prairie Years . and a group of American folk songs rendered by Mr . Sandburg with his guitar . Mr . Sandburg is a Westerner , originally from Galesburg , 111 ., who interprets in his writings the life of factory town and prairie . His poems have been published in a series of collections entitled Chicago Poems , Corn Huskers , which shared the Pulitzer prize in 1918 , Smoke and Steel , and Slabs of the Sunburnt West . Mr . Sandburg was awarded the Levinson prize for poetry in 1014 . Good Morning America , publishe...
Women Debaters Meet Team From Ohio Wesleyan Men ' s Team to Debate Here Feb . l 1 ; [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
Women Debaters Meet Team From Ohio Wesleyan Men s Team to Debate Here Feb . l 1 ; Both of A . U . Coaches Received Training at Ohio Wesleyan The American University women s debating team opened its season against ths team from Ohio Wesleyan University on Wednesday , February 5 , in the chapel . The question was Resolved ; That the policy of providing a liberal arts education for all high school graduates who seek it , is sound . The affirmative was upheld by Jane Lytle , Ethelwyn Hine , and Pauline Frederick , of American University , while the negative was taken by Helen Mowry , Rosalyn Womes , and Margaret Rinehart , of Ohio Wesleyan . Mrs . W . F . McDowell , wife of Bishop Wm . F . McDowell , was chairman at the debate . She is an alumnus of Ohio Wesleyan of the class of 1880 . On February 11 , the men s debating team of American University will encounter a strong men s team from Ohio _Wesleyan . The Ohio Wesleyan Uni ¬ versity debating team , which is to meet Emory University ,...
. College of Liberal Arts Now 1 Ranks With Upper Fourth 1 of American Colleges [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
. College of Liberal Arts Now 1 Ranks With Upper Fourth 1 of American Colleges American University Is Given Class A Rating by Illinois U . The College of Liberal Arts of the American University has been rated as a class A institution by the University of Illinois . This committee is the standard rating agency for institutions in the United States . American University is now ranked among the leading one fourth of the colleges in the country , and our graduates receive equal distinction with any graduates of the best colleges . This rating means that American University is classed as one of the 150 best colleges in the country . It means that our graduates will be admitted to _graduate study as candidates for the Master s degree on the basis of one year s work . Our undergraduates who desire to transfer will receive hour for hour credit in any college . There were twelve general headings which were used as criteria for judging an institution , some of which are : — enrollment , requi...
Women ' s Guild to Hold Annual Dinner [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
Women s Guild to Hold Annual Dinner Garden Setting and Book Tableaux to Be Features The Women s Guild will hold its annual dinner , Friday , February 7 , at 7 o clock in the dining room of the Women s Residence Hall . There will be 52 tables with a hostess at each table , and 250 people are expected , to be present . The dining hall is to represent a garden with a pathway down the center and a trellis and hollyhocks at the aide . There will be a vase of roses on each table , and the ceiling will be decorated with wistaria . The main feature of the program will be a processional by the guests , who are to be _dressed to represent books . At the end of the processional the guests will form tableaux of books and characters . Mrs . Homer Hoch , a member of the Women s Guild , will then present to the guest whom the thinks best represents a book a bookbond to be used to purchase the book which the winner represents . Other features of the program are to be song * by students and a three-...
American University Offers Fellowships for ' _30- ' 3 lTefm [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
American University Offers Fellowships for _30- 3 lTefm The American _University _Offers for the academic yeajr « l 930-31 , one fellowship of $ 1500 in each of the following departments _* Philosophy _^ International Law , History , Constitutfcnal Law and Government , _Economies and • Psychology * From the amount received _^&lt; ich fellow is _rJejuired to Ray the tuition of $ 300 for- the year and _tftfe registration andlr orary fees anwaflttng to $ 8 . 00 a _ydfr Applications for the fellowships should be in the hands of the dean of the Graduate School not later than March IS . A graduate of any recognized college may apply for these fellowships . Preference will be given students who already have one year of graduate work in the field of their specialisation , although _« an exceptional student who has had no previous graduate work may be ¦ elected .
Students Enrollment Increased by 13 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 February 1930
Students Enrollment Increased by 13 College of Liberal Arts Has Now Enrolled 311 Students The entrance of nine new students and the return of four old ones to American University this semester raises the total number of students in the College of Liberal Arts to 311 . The old students who were not here during the past semester and who are returning , are Mrs . Weatherly , Fred Dieterich , Betty Hartnell , and Paul Hinckley . The new students are Mil * dred Harris , Patsy Grattis , Mrs . Gibson , and Laura Barkley , all from Washington ; Virginia Schaffer , from Bethesda , Md . ; Virginia Harrison , from Clarendon , Va . ; Kathryn Hull and Sale Pribble from Richmond , Va . ; and Myron Simpson from Cumberland , Md .